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Tony Pauline hears that the Pittsburgh Steelers are ”drooling over“ BYU OLB Ziggy Ansah.
I’m sure all 3-4 teams feel the same way, as there’s been a lot of buzz surrounding Ansah since his outstanding Senior Bowl performance. Ansah could step in for James Harrison, who could be a potential cap casualty in the coming weeks.
It’s hard to speculate where Ansah could come off the board given that he’s believed to be rising up draft boards. There’s even talk among the draft experts that he could go as high as No. 5 overall.
If Pittsburgh is indeed locked into Ansah, they may have to consider moving up to secure him. Either way, this is a very interesting note and could be a topic to watch in regards to their draft plans.
We have Ansah being taken by the Giants in our 2013 NFL Mock Draft.
Tony Pauline also reports that LSU coaches are not giving LSU DE Sam Montgomery a “ringing endorsement.”
This coincides with previous reports that LSU coaching staff had
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Former LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery admitted to playing without full effort and betting with a teammate during college.
Sharrif Floyd/Florida: Skills/Attributes: When he wins, he does so with extremely violent and active hands. Punches really have pop to them. Flashes explosion off the snap with a flurry of movement in both his upper and lower body. Inconsistent on a snap-to-snap basis; there is a big gap between his best plays and his [...]
Sam Montgomery may have hurt his draft stock by making some admissions during the NFL Combine Saturday, but at least he gets credit for being honest. Well, maybe he was too honest. Montgomery, a junior defensive end from LSU, admitted that he would take plays off and give less effort against weaker opponents. He also admitted he would make bets with a teammate based on who would...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Sharrif Floyd boarded a flight for Indianapolis on Friday morning where he will participate in the NFL Combine.
Floyd's draft stock was already soaring long before he took off.
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Former LSU football teammates Barkevious Mingo and Sam Montgomery have made a friendly wager ahead of April's NFL Draft. Both defensive ends are projected to be selected in the first round, however, the two have decided to bet $5,000 to see which player gets drafted first.The duo revealed the details of the wager on Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine. And it appears as though...
Former LSU teammates Sam Montgomery and Barkevious Mingo have wagered $5,000 on which player will be drafted first (Credit: AP Photo)
Over the past few seasons, LSU has had quite a formidable defense. With players such as Kevin Minter, Barkevious Mingo, Sam Montgomery, Drake Nevis, Kelvin Sheppard and Michael Brockers, LSU has had a top 15 ranked defense consistently over the past...